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Database Administrator Position

Company Name

Hager Environmental & Atmospheric Technologies (HEAT)

Company URL


Knoxville, TN 37932


Hager Environmental and Atmospheric Technologies (HEAT) is searching for a database administrator candidate.  HEAT is a cutting-edge environmental company using a NASA spinoff technology to detect and measure emissions. HEAT has made an impact worldwide with groundbreaking remote sensing hardware and is building a software team to meet the demands of a growing client base.

Our preferred candidate should be creative and have an eagerness to learn new things. They should be very comfortable with software development in a commercial setting and should be able to meet deadlines.

Required Qualifications

A candidate for this position MUST be able to:

  • Competently navigate a Linux shell
  • Troubleshoot problems by reading documentation, forums, or other resources
  • SSH into remote servers
  • Use Git
  • Commit and push code to a remote
  • Create a new repository
  • Script in the Python programming language
  • Use pip to install modules and use those modules in Python
  • Create classes and functions
  • Automated data analysis and other routine processes with scripts
  • Write advanced SQL queries
  • Use grouping effectively
  • Write subqueries and use aliasing
  • Optimize queries for time
  • Design table schemas with appropriate normalization to optimize for space or retrieval time as the situation demands

A candidate MUST:

  • Be able to live and work in the United States
  • Pass a background check and drug test
  • Live in or be willing to move to Knoxville, Tennessee (we are not offering remote work at this time)

Desired Qualifications

Additionally, a candidate SHOULD be able to:

  • Intelligently and helpfully document their code
  • Manage a Microsoft SQL Server database
  • Use AWS resources like EC2 instances and EBS storage

Finally, a candidate SHOULD:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field
  • Have 2 or more years of experience working with relational databases

To apply, please contact:

Allison Kelly

(865) 288-7890


Posted 12-20-2018

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